There are long lines of cars stocking up on gas, to the point most gas stations imposed a 20 liter limit.
Autocracy is just a Russian bad habit, like smoking three packs of cigarettes a day and drinking a liter of vodka.
The work paid well and was competed for: one-fifth liter of vodka, five cigarettes, 100 grams of sausage for each job.
One hundred kilograms of rowanberries produce only one liter and a half of distilled liquor.
The oldest Rolls-Royce in the Royal fleet is a 1950 Phantom IV, with a massive 5.76 liter engine.
The infusion for internal use is 30 grams to the liter of water.
W'en a man's eyes 'fected by champagne, he's liter'ly no good.
As a rule the infusion is given in doses of one liter a day (15–30 grams of the seeds to one liter of water).
The total in taxes and transport is fourteen and a half cents a liter.
Usually a liter of A and a liter of B are mixed at a time, and the furs brushed with the mixture.
1797, from French litre (1793), from litron, obsolete French measure of capacity for grain, from Medieval Latin litra, from Greek litra "pound," apparently from the same Sicilian Italic source as Latin libra.
The word Adjusto-Lite for portable electric lamps was opposed by the user of a trade mark Auto-lite registered before the date of use claimed by the applicant. ["The Trade-Mark Reporter," 1922]
liter li·ter (lē'tər)
Abbr. L, l
A unit of volume equal to 1000 cubic centimeters or or 1 cubic decimeter (1.0567 quarts).
Not serious; not scholarly; watered down; popularized: there's myth lite apres Joseph Campbell, Pinkola Estes, etc
[1980s+; fr the misspelling of light used to identify less fattening, less intoxicating, etc, products, esp beer]